An Afghan man prays to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, at the Shah-e Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul on Thursday
An Afghan woman waits to receive aid at the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries during the month of Ramadan in Kabul
Afghan vendors unload watermelons from a truck at a fruit market in Kabul on Wednesday during the holy month of Ramadan. Throughout the month, devout Muslims must abstain from food and drink from dawn until sunset when they break the fast with the Iftar meal. Read more
Boys read the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Kabul on Monday
An Afghan policeman on Tuesday talks to a civilian standing behind a door near the site of a suicide attack in Kabul. Taliban insurgents including a suicide bomber in a truck killed six people in the attack on a foreign logistics and supply company in the city. Read more
Pigeons are startled outside Shah-Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday. Read more
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An Afghan security force stands guard as an ambulance arrives near the entrance gate of the presidential palace in Kabul on Tuesday after Taliban militants targeted the palace and the CIA office.
After recently returning from Pakistan, Afghan refugees wait during the registration process at a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees center near Kabul, Afghanistan, as they prepare to go back to their province after fleeing civil war and Taliban rule. World Refugee Day, initiated by the United Nations to raise awareness on the plight of refugees worldwide, is observed on June 20 every year.
An Afghan family travels in the boot of a car on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday
Afghan girls working at a brick manufacturer with buckets of stones on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday.